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Denarius with bust of Geta, struck under Septimius Severus

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OObverse: Draped bust of Geta to right. PSEPTGETA CAESPONT Reverse: At left, Geta in military attire, head left, branch in right hand, spear in left. At right, trophy of cuirass, shields, and spears. PRI NCI VVVENT VTIS

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 200–202

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 3.48 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

1998.547

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins